A winter storm taking aim at the Midwest has caused the Illinois Pork Producers Association to reschedule its 2011 Pork Expo.

The trade show originally was scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Peoria Civic Center. It's been postponed until Feb. 15 and 16.

The expo will feature the same schedule and will be at the same location. The event includes the pork producers' annual meeting, a trade show and an awards banquet.

The expected storm also prompted the Illinois Legislature to cancel sessions this week.

The blizzard could bring white-out conditions with snow falling at rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour.